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Glass Negative - 'Mac. Robertson Land', Antarctica, by Frank Hurley, 1929-1930 Reg. No: MM 114914
- Glass Negative depicting the coast of Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica, during the Australian Antarctic Expedition [AAE] of 1911 to 1914. This image, by Frank Hurley, was reproduced in one of the illustrated versions of Home of the Blizzard. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley which also include photographs from Voyage 1 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1930.
Eric Douglas was one of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots who participated in BANZARE, 1929-1931. He was also a keen amateur photographer and worked with professional photographer Frank Hurley during both BANZARE voyages.
- Glass plate with negative image printed on surface
- Description Of Content:
- Photograph of a page from Sir Douglas Mawsons' book 'Home of the Blizzard'. The image printed on the page is by Frank Hurley titled 'Mac. Robertson Land'. Above the image are the names of Antarctic Framnes Mountains pictured in the distance. From left to right is Masson Range and David Range.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Sally Douglas, 2008
|Dimensions:||120 mm (Height), 163 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic expeditions, antarctic exploration, expeditions, antarctica|
|Themes this item is part of:||Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Mac-Robertson Land, British Antarctic Territory, Antarctica, 1929-1930
Date and place refers to the original image not the date and place the copy was made.
|Photographer:||Frank Hurley, Antarctica, 1929-1930
Refers to the photographer of the original image not the copy.